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Who should receive this vaccine?
Adults 19 through 64 years old with certain medical conditions or other risk factors who have not already received a pneumococcal conjugate vaccine should one dose of PCV20.
Adults 65 years or older who have not already received a pneumococcal conjugate vaccine should receive one dose of PCV20.
Does this vaccine cause pneumonia?
No, the CDC has stated that PCV20 does not cause pneumonia.
What else should I know?
People with minor illnesses, such as a cold, may be vaccinated. People who are moderately or severely ill should usually wait until they recover.
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